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Plans set for cartoon show to star Mike Tyson

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NEW YORK (AP)

U.S. TV network Adult Swim says it's turning Mike Tyson into a cartoon detective.

The network announced Friday a new animated series called ''Mike Tyson Mysteries'' that will feature the retired boxing champ.

On the show, a cartoon version of Tyson will solve wacky problems, assisted by a trusty associate: a foul-mouthed pet pigeon. The network said Tyson will voice the animated character, as well as make live-action appearances.

The show is targeted for next season, but no premiere date was specified.

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